His hire comes as KKR sees opportunities in deals in other financial services areas, including insurance broking and wealth management, these people added.
In May, Brizay, a French national, abruptly joined Bank of America, taking Laurent Dhome, the head of financial sponsors in the same region, along to the U.S. competitor of Switzerland’s largest bank.
“I am delighted to announce these new hires, which will bolster our business development capabilities across the asset management, alternatives and asset owner sectors in the UK and the Middle East. Their experience and industry expertise will help
Banks has an international reputation as a Middle East expert and GCC (Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf) regional insider with over 15 years of experience working with government ministries, companies and investors.